Magnus Nilsson

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Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson is the director of René Redzepi's MAD Academy in Copenhagen. He's known for his time as head chef of two Michelin-starred restaurant Fäviken in Sweden, which closed in 2019.


Nilsson worked at L'Astrance and L'Arpège in France before joining Fäviken in 2008. The restaurant was ranked No. 25 among the 2015 World's 50 Best and received two Michelin stars in 2016.

Today, Nilsson is tackling problems like food inequity and appeared on PBS's The Mind of a Chef season 3.

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